Swap-bot Time: May 19, 2022 6:50 pm


Date Joined: January 28, 2012
Last Online: May 19, 2022
Birthday: September 20, 1954
Country: United States

Favorite Music

Love Most Any Country Western Music- I love to Sing Hymns right from the Hymnal. Not too much into modern Christian Music ( I will listen to some ) ..There is a lot of meaning in the old Hymns... Instrumental-Guitar, Piano, Dulcimer, Folk Music, Listen to mostly Country Radio while in Car... ..My Aunt just gave me one of her Dulcimers so now I will learn to play( sept 2019).. also love some new Age and nature sounds..

Favorite Books

Mostly Fiction- Books about: Amish Life, Cook books, Old West, American Indians, Paperback Historical Romances, poetry, Gardening, Bread Baking, any Crafts- Crochet, Quilting. Paper Crafts, DIY -- Christian Fiction, Old Devotionals, Thrift Store Books, HomeSteading. Getting so Large Print is much easier to Read..

Favorite Movies

Hallmark Movies, Old Westerns, ...Martial Arts, History, Family Type Movies. Firestick with Amazon..to watch movies too.

Favorite Television

Just got rid of Satellite Dish..Our son got us FireStick from Amazon to watch lots of free digital programing. Old MeTV shows like Adam-12 etc. NCIS-New Orleans,


Check out Rug Mugs or Potholders on Pinterest Oh MY could look on there for hours..

Crochet, Quilting ( I am a Wannabe), Sewing, Card making. Farm House style, Prim Style, Bookmark making, a little Painting..Pen and Ink... Love Decoupage

Wishing for:

Pieces of old Lace or crocheted edgings, Doilies, ,
Small Flat Charms to hang off Bookmarks, embellishments, 4"x6" Recipe Cards, , Unique/Vintage Buttons, Small Scraps of Quilting Fabric at least 5 inches Square, Different kinds of Twine and Cording Raffia, Hemp, Jute, Vintage Labels -- Easy Crochet Pattern instructions,....Small Leather scraps, .. Love Anything Hand Made by You

Like to do/Collect

We have 40+ Blueberry Bushes as well as other Berries. Weeds come Free - LOL ~ Anything about Gardening, Flowers, Plants, Birds, Mother Earth News, Prevention, Organic Gardening, GRIT magazine,
I love Baking Pies, Scones, Home made Bread and Muffins. Sourdough Bread, Rye bread, Clover Leaf Rolls...Quick Breads.

, I collect Wood Picnic Baskets ( great for storage of other stuff I collect like the Doilies), old Children's Grade School Readers and other Books that catch my eye at yard sales etc., Old household Linens - Old Calendar dishtowels, doilies, dresser scarves with crocheted edgings, Hand made wood crafts- We have a hand carved wood hay fork. and big Carved Wooden Spoons . and Wood Saw. Vintage Rolling pins. and antique early American furniture. New or Vintage Postcards from your State Love Yard and Estate sales, Auctions..., Flea Markets, Thrift Stores, I found some 5 More pieces of Pottery at an Antique Store-this summer that have Blueberries on them. 2/27/2021 found 2 more pottery pieces with Blueberries and Strawberries...We have 3 Amish made wood Rockers. 2 are Children's rockers.

About Me

Granddaughter is now 6 months old -Saturday July 31, 2021-- I was Blessed with another Granddaughter: Ellery Grace... all 9lb 2oz - cute gal.. As of Sunday August 2, 2020 I have a Wonderful New Daughter in Law - Claire and a New Granddaughter Maddy (age 9), All part of my Son Adam's Family with his Sons Hayden and Austin.

I have 3 sons, Justin (41), Adam (36), Zach (32) -- Husband Bill is 70 and Retired. He was a Tool & Die Maker and is the Chief Lawn Mower/tiller Man. (and dishwasher :D ) ! ! ! and he is an elected Township Trustee. I now have 5 Grandchildren- 2 grandsons ,(15,13) and 3 Granddaughters age 12- she is into 4-H and Tennis Lessons and Horseback riding . and Maddy age 9 who plays softball and likes Unicorns. and is taking Dance lessons too. and my new Granddaughter Ellery.

I drink mostly Water and Green Tea- Love this made into Sun Tea ! ! , Irish Breakfast Tea, White Tea, Herbal Tea, Love Raspberry, Blueberry, Blackberry, Peach, other similar Fruity Teas, , don't care for the Strong Flavor of black teas or the Orange Spicy ones Still love a Cold Glass of milk with Ice ! ! and who can pass up Ice cream ? or a Rootbeer Float? Or a tall glass of Vernors' Gingerale.

NON SMOKER Please do not send me swap items that smell like Cigarette Smoke

RECYCLE What ever I can.... you will see that I recycle Food Boxes into packages for Swaps..( Cake mix, Brownie, Cereal, Cracker)

Raised on a Farm, Nature Lover, Wildflowers, Wildlife...Gardening. Bird Feeders go up for the Winter. like the outdoors when I am not at work. But I sunburn easily.

I like the Darker Blues like navy, Blue Denim colors, Jewel tones, Not really into pinks or Yellow to wear, but finding I am liking shades of Purple, Violet, Plum. lavender, lilac.

I love the look and feel of Natural woods. Oak and other grained woods. + old Barn wood. and Stone and Brick. Beach Glass and Drift Wood.

sort of independent, sometimes conservative, prefer to stay out of the lead or limelight....
I don't Care for People who don't have COMMON SENSE or know how to use it... or Swappers who can't follow the Swap Requirements I am 67 yr old.

Always look Forward to receiving a Note or Letter you have Written to me included in the Card or package.. Love Reading about YOU , your family, Your Day, what you are Reading or watching on TV or Movies....

My Work... and Education

I work for Comfort Keepers. Non-Medical In-Home Care for Seniors... I have been with this company for 17yrs. 4 mo. as of Sept.2021.

I worked almost 9 yrs in a Nursing/Rehab Home in the Activity Dept. / Recreational Activities with Residents. I was a State Tested Nursing Assistant (License with State of Ohio-since 1996- 9/2020, and attended a Wonderful Seminar in Dublin, Ohio as well as in Cleveland, Ohio..for Alzheimer's Patients and Music.

Where I Have Been....

Pennsylvania, New York State, Maryland, Colorado, Oklahoma, Four Corners Area out West, Washington DC area, Family Cottage on Middle Bass Island, Ohio,-- Arkansas, I have been to Bogota, Columbia SA, Texas and the New England States. 2017 went to Frankenmuth, Michigan ( Bavarian Style Town)

.Would like to go visit the Alaska and Washington State and Oregon . maybe the Dakotas .... Maybe Florida to see the Orange Trees.. also would like to visit Ireland and Scotland and Australia. my bucket wish list

Rating.and Flakers

January 30, 2022 -- I will try to Rate you same day/next day that I Receive the Swap in the mail... I will always put my Swap-bot name and the name of the Swap on/in my package or Envelope**.
I love Hosting Swaps and try to make them interesting...and I check Your Ratings and Comments before Assigning Partners

"NOTE: I rate according to the criteria set for the Swap, so please follow it. I will PM you...

If you are going to be late, please let me know. I am very Understanding IF YOU Communicate with me BEFORE the Due Date.

If You do Not Contact me, I will not contact you before I rate. Also, I will not be Pressured into giving you a better rating just because you send Extras, so please don't try.".

If there is a Problem with anything I have sent you for a Swap - Please PM me ...before Commenting and I will contact you likewise

I have been Very Pleased with all of my Swaps and Thank You for the Wonderful Ratings and Hearts. and for the new Friends I have Made... ! ! ! I love Hosting Swaps too..


Comment: Omg. Iโ€™m so sorry for the late rate. I loved your art. Thank you so much โค๏ธ
Comment: Thank you for the cute little Proverbs devotion book! I think that will be a good one to keep in the car :) I appreciate the happy mail this month. I hope you have a beautiful day!
Response: Thank you for the Heart. and the Kind words...
thequilterslink rated for PS ~ Easter Postcard Swap on Apr 18, 2022
Comment: Thank you for the lovely Postcard, love it. Hope you had a lovely Easter
Response: Glad you liked it and Thank you for the Heart.
Comment: Jean, congrats on your upcoming retirement. I am sure it's a bittersweet moment. Maybe you will find a way to stay in touch with some of your clients. Prayers for Hayden, his parents, and anyone else impacted by his decisions.
Response: Thank you for your Prayers and for the Heart.
Comment: I like to add the crunchy cereals to my yogurt. Thanks for the chunk. ๐Ÿ™‚
Response: I like adding Crunchy cereal to my vanilla Ice cream and Yogurt. Thank you for the Heart !
LadyJo rated for CF List your wishes #3 on Apr 15, 2022
Comment: Thank you for the beautiful crochet dish cloth! I love this! Also, like the pack of note cards as well! These are always a good useful item to have!
Response: Thank you for the Heart and Hope your new Dishcloth enjoys washing your dishes..! !
Comment: Thanks for the beautiful postcard!
Response: Thank you for the Heart ! !
BetsyPreston rated for Chunk O Cardboard - April 2022 on Apr 9, 2022
Comment: We used to find a peanut butter cereal at the dollar store. Discount cereal is a good thing!
Response: Yep for sure, Thank you for the Heart ! ! !
Fabriqueen rated for Artful Prayer Cards Round 1 on Apr 7, 2022
Comment: Thank you so much for the prayer card and extras! I am praying for you and your family! Happy Easter! Have a wonderful day! Hugs, Diane
Response: Glad you liked it, Thank you for the Heart ! !
jeka396 rated for Chunk O Cardboard - April 2022 on Apr 7, 2022
Comment: Thanks for the cereal PC! My boys are cereal lovers, but Iโ€™m an oatmeal gal on workdays :)
Response: I love Old fashioned Oatmeal with a touch of Brown Sugar and Milk. Thank you for the Heart !
Kirkdebb rated for 2 Color Dishcloth on Mar 28, 2022
Comment: Thanks for a great dishcloth! I love that you made an enexpected style and the colors are perfect for my sunflower kitchen.
Response: Thank you for the Heart ! ! ! ! ! ! Thank you for joining this swap.
LadyJo rated for RAKS ~ March on Mar 26, 2022
Comment: I received your first RAK today! Oh great stationary and cards will be of great use to send out more Happy Mail! Thank you! I received the second RAK! I love the colors you choose to make this beautiful bookmark! Thanks so much! Oh another RAK showed up! Thanks so much for the stationary! It will be surely used! You have spoiled me with lots of things I like this month!
Response: Thank you for the Heart, 3rd envie going out today. (3/29)
Jjean rated for GIFT ~ Faith Sister ~ March on Mar 14, 2022
Comment: Thank you for all the nice items you sent and the scriptures you sent - My first experience with this type of swap and you made it enjoyable***
Response: Thank you for the Heart, More on the way ! !
24Donna rated for CF: Color Swap Green on Mar 9, 2022
Comment: Thank you for the green envelope and all the cool green goodies! Even green stamps on the envelope! Great swap! God bless you
Response: So Glad you like it! ! Thank you for the Heart !
Comment: Thank you Jean for the pretty recipe cards and the goodies. I am so glad you survived your accident. I am so thankful to be alive. Congratulations on your son's upcoming wedding. My son and his girlfriend is planning on getting married in two more yrs. Love the note paper you used. I need to get me some like that. Take care and God bless!!
Response: Thank you for the Heart and update on your family!
skinny52 rated for 4x6 Recipe Card Exchange Round 3 on Mar 2, 2022
Comment: Nice recipe cards! Nice postcard! Thanks so much!
Response: Glad you liked the Recipe Cards.. I have never seen so many different ones since being on here. Thank you for the Heart !
LindaW rated for Uplifting Article Swap on Feb 28, 2022
Comment: Thank you for the uplifting articles. Looking forward to reading them.
Response: Thank you for the Heart ! Its fun searching different stories in our local Gazette.
Comment: Thanks so much for the cards! I love them โ™ฅ
Response: I love getting new Cards I haven't seen before too.. Thank you for the Heart !
Comment: Thank you for the pretty recipe cards and extra tag.
Response: Thank you for the Heart! Enjoy! !
Comment: Jean, thank you for the multiple mailings for the month! I especially appreciated the little magazine and Bible reading plan you sent! Thanks for being an encouragement in February :)
Response: Thank you for the Heart ! We are all part of the wonderful World that God made for us.. Prayers..

Rating Overview

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LindaW on May 7, 2022:

Enjoy your Motherโ€™s Day!๐ŸŒบ

Tigerlilyknotwise on Apr 18, 2022:

Thank you for the pretty Scripture cards and the guidepost magazine you sent for April Faith Sister :)

LindaW on Apr 1, 2022:

Enjoy your weekend!๐ŸŒบ

Krochet4Life on Mar 31, 2022:

Thank you for the wonderful assortment of tea and the notecards for the RAKS only group March RAK Tag!



Jjean on Mar 28, 2022:

I have been so blessed to have you as a Faith Sister - Thank you so much for all the wonderful items you have sent - They will be used & enjoyed. Many Blessings to you..

Kirkdebb on Mar 23, 2022:

Thank you for the plastic canvas books! I love that the planters have lids, so I could make some fun gift boxes with them!

Jjean on Mar 15, 2022:

Thank you for the items you sent, enjoyed the hymn & reading. Sending blessings your way.

Zefaniya on Mar 15, 2022:

Thank you so much for the RO March wish!

Tricia22 on Mar 13, 2022:

RAKS ONLY USA March wishes: Thank you for the swap cards, much appreciated

grammypammy on Mar 12, 2022:

RAKS ~ March Wish

I love the Five Finger Prayer and stamped images of the scripture jars! Thanks so much!

Hugs, Pam

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